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How to use the 2018 Choices: Secondary School Course Selection and Planning Guide


In January, students and families will have access to the Choices 2018: Secondary School Course Selection and Planning Guide. This guide contains important information that will help you understand the concept of destination planning and the importance of knowing your interests and abilities and connecting them to opportunities available during and beyond secondary school.

Choices 2018 also contains information about course types and reminds you of the diploma requirements. It also explains other relevant opportunities that will be available to you as a senior student.

Course descriptors can be found at www.tdsb.on.ca/choices. The descriptor tells you a bit about what you can expect to learn in that subject. In senior years, it tells you what the prerequisites are (subjects you must have successfully completed).
Requirements ensure that you are prepared. If the course descriptor does not tell you enough about a course, ask your counsellor for as much information as you need in order to make an informed decision about your plan. The myBlueprint* Education Planner also has all of this information.

Sample Course Descriptor

The course descriptors can be found on the school charts on the website or inside myBlueprint.
BTT1O OR BTT2O
Information and Communication Technology in Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open
This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.

*myBlueprint Education Planner enables students to build “what-if” course scenarios based on the courses offered at specific secondary schools, visually track progress towards graduation and instantly reveal the opportunities that become available.

Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/tdsb and take control of your academic, career/life planning today!

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To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and well-being
and to acquire the knowledge, skills
and values they need to become responsible, contributing members of
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